Tag: #Frye

In re M.R.

In re M.R. involved consolidated appeals in which the Philadelphia Department of Human Services (“DHS”) appealed from the orders adjudicating dependent M.R. and his twin sister, J.R. (collectively, “Children”), but

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State v. Pickett

In State v. Pickett, the New Jersey Appellate Division issued a massive constitutional ruling that will reverberate well beyond New Jersey’s borders. After a shooting, police recovered a gun. The

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Commonwealth v. Chmiel

In Commonwealth v. Chmiel, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court considered an appeal from the denial of PCRA relief in a capital case. The defendant challenged the microscopic hair analysis used at

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Commonwealth v. Bonnett

In Commonwealth v. Bonnett, the Superior Court reviewed a trial court’s decision to deny the defendant a Frye hearing to challenge the methodology of a Commonwealth witness. The witness at issue

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Walsh v. BASF

In Walsh v. BASF, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that a trial court may not question the merits of an expert’s scientific theories, techniques, or conclusions, and it is not

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